Learn all about the third cause of IBS - intestinal permeability or 'leaky gut'. I discuss the causes, testing, and treatment!Read More
Get the straight, evidence-based facts on detox:
- Who needs it
- Where toxins come from
- What their effects are
- What foods aid detox the most
- What NOT to do - how to spot a 'scam detox'
- What other dietary and lifestyle strategies you can use
- How to get more help
The microbiome is an exciting and fascinating area of medical research. It is now clear that gut bacteria can effect not only digestive health, but mental health as well. Traditional treatments for cognitive conditions such as depression, anxiety, autism, ADHD, migraines, Parkinson’s, and Alzheimer’s Disease are incredibly limited, and seldom account for the gut-brain connection. Thus, it is critical to address gut health when treating these conditions. In fact, gut health should be optimized for mental health in general.
This can be accomplished through a combination of increasing probiotics and natural prebiotics, reducing sugar intake, avoiding foods that increase gut permeability and inflammation, and possibly working with a practitioner for further testing, therapeutic diet guidance, and supplement recommendations.Read More